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Headword: *teixi/zw
Adler number: tau,459
Translated headword: I form a wall, I fortify
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a dative.
Greek Original:
*teixi/zw: dotikh=|.
Of the material(s) used. See e.g. Aeschines 3.84 on Demosthenes' claim that by the alliances with Euboea and Thebes he had 'fortified Attica with walls of bronze and steel'.
Denominative verb from tei=xos "wall."
Keywords: architecture; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2002@11:01:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 October 2004@16:54:32.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 5 October 2004@22:58:45.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 October 2004@03:35:42.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2014@06:53:54.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2016@05:35:06.


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